Best of Boston

1996 Best Near-Texas Experience

Bison County

With the cowboy music in the background and the beady-eyed bison head over the bar, you’ll swear you wandered right onto the streets of Laredo when you walk through these doors. Great ribs (both Carolina and Texas style), bison steaks, barbecued brisket, beans and slaw, and big beautiful buffalo burgers. Just steer clear of the apple pie, a dessert in which the menu writer’s skill clearly surpassed the pastry chef’s.

275 Moody Street, Waltham, 617-642-9720,